Archives: February 2006

Al Gore Soars At TED Conference.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 27

Al Gore's speech on global warming at the TED conference is generating lots of buzz. Here's where you can here a pod-cast of the big guy. Diego Rodriquez's great blog,...

Post 4 From TED.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

POST 4 by Jessie Scanlon from the TED conference: "In one of the most memorable moments of the conference, motivational speaker Tony Robbins was talking about failure, and how we...

Post 3 From TED,

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

POST 3 by Jessie Scanlon from the TED conference in Monterey. "Blogging software and suborbital space travel don't have much in common, but a similar theme emerged from the talks...

The Billionth Download on Apple's iTunes--Hooray for Innovation!

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

BBC News reports that a 16-year old from West Bloomfield, Michigan, bought Coldplay's Speed of Sound and made his buy the billionth purchase from Apple's online iTunes. Tbis is a...

Post 2 From TED

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

POST 2 from Jessie Scanlon at TED in Monterey: "Cameron Sinclair, the founder of Architecture for Humanity, was one of the three winners of this year's TED Prize. (The director...

Wild and Wooly at the TED Conference in Monterey.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 26

I couldn't get to TED but Jessie Scanlon, the brilliant choreographer of our Innovation & Design portal, just spent the past several days rubbing elbows with Bill Joy, Chris Anderson,...

Deborah Tannen Teaches Us How To Frame Questions, Problems, Stories--and Ourselves.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 22

When it comes to innovation, framing the problem is often the most important part of the process leading to the design of a unique, game-changing, paradigm-shifting solution. You hear the...

One Very Hot Conference on Innovation And Design.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 22

If you want to get an inside view of how companies innovate, check out the upcoming Core77 conference on February 28 in New York. Google's Marissa Ann Mayer will be...

Ethnography is the new Core Competence

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 22

Ethnography is hot. You expect the P&G's, Nikes, Philips' and Apples of the world to do it since they are so directly linked to consumer wants and needs. But Intel,...

New Ideas For Innovation And Design

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 21

Thanks to Mark Vanderbeeken and his blog, Putting People First, for putting me on to Developing Leaders for Innovation. This is great minisite of Patrick Whitney's Illinois Institute of Design....

The Randomness of Corporate Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 20

The big consulting firms, such as Deloitte, McKinsey, BCG and Mercer, are doing more and more in the innovation and design space. So far, I still hear complaints from top...

Apple Embeds Secret Poem to Hackers

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 19

It's true. Apple confirmed that it is sending hidden poems to hackers asking them nicely not to hack its new OS X operating system built to work on Intel chips...

Shades of Tom Cruise in "Minority Report."

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 19

Multi-touching sensing is an innovative concept best seen most recently in the movie, Minority Report. People at NYU appear to have come up with amazing results in this space. Check...

Are Google And Yahoo on The Wrong Side of History in China?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 19

There is a wonderful story in the Washington Post Sunday morning--The Click That Broke a Government's Grip--that gives an hour-by-hour timeline to how Li Datong, a senior editor at the...

iTunes Carries Innovation from Stanford U.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 14

I don't know the folks at in/teresting in/sights but they put me on to this great idea from Stanford--placing tons of material on innovation generated at the University on the...

Mark Cuban Does The Super Bowl

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 05

Innovation in movies and broadcast TV is about as fast as innovation in politics, but Mark Cuban has been trying to shake things up and he has an ad for...

V-10 Motors and Gearhead Madness

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 03

You just have to go to Diego Rodriguez's blog to see and hear a V-10 motors spinning at 18,000 RPM. It's, like visceral....

Innovation Ideas From Davos

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 02

I'm going to dump my notes on innovation and design that I took during the World Economic Forum in Davos. I think the best way is to simply list the...

President Bush, Davos and Design

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on February 02

One of the ideas repeated often at the World Economic Forum in Davos was that invention is not innovation. Someone needs to tell that to President Bush and his advisors...

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